When it comes to getting in shape, many people are willing to try any tricks they need to reach their goals faster. For many years, protein shakes were seen as essential after a workout. But more recently, in addition to protein shakes, many are also turning to pre-workout supplements. These are marketed as being able […]
Don’t have the money to join a gym or pay for a personal trainer? No problem! There are so many amazing apps available that provide easy and effective tips on how to workout at home, as well as videos and even workout routines. While some do cost money, there are lots of free ones as well.
Rather than spending longer doing more moderate exercises, HIIT is a system that recommends doing difficult, or intense, activities over a shorter period of time. In the end, it’s an excellent way for individuals with major time constraints — whatever those limitations may be — to shed calories and fat and feel better both mentally and physically.
One of the hottest new trends in the fitness world is the use of resistance bands, or long and highly flexible rubber bands that can be used to perform a wide range of resistance-based exercises. What can a resistance band workout accomplish that another type of workout can’t? There are a few important reasons to implement a resistance band workout today. Let’s take a look at some of them here.
These bodyweight exercises utilize gravity and our own body weight to help us burn calories, shed fat, and build muscle. Now, let’s take a closer look at some great reasons to give bodyweight exercises a try.
With the right activity and a great group of people, you can make burning fat and calories less like work and more like a night out with your friends. Now, let’s take a closer look at some great reasons to give group exercise classes a try.
Working the core is about more than just getting rock-hard abs. The core muscles also include the transverse and rectus abdominis, which are the muscles that run from below your sternum to your waist. Some of the back muscles are also considered part of the core family. We’ve come up with 12 reasons why you should focus on them.
Overall, if done correctly pilates can be the ultimate cross-training routine and may offer athletes of all abilities an opportunity to reach their next level. That said, let’s get into the specific benefits of pilates in the following list.
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Lifting weights or doing cardio early can help set the tone for the rest of the day, while boosting your mental and physical energy to help carry you through your work duties. Here are seven tips to help ease you into early morning exercise.
We explore exactly what a person should eat after a workout to maximize their effort and results.